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We could be hearing about the new Galaxy Fold release date in a few days.


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Samsung will reportedly reveal its refreshed plan for the troubled Galaxy Fold‘s US launch soon.

DJ Koh, the Korean electronics behemoth’s mobile CEO, told The Korea Herald that Samsung had looked into defect that saw review units experiencing screen breaks, flickering and bulges.

“We will reach a conclusion in a couple of days,” he reportedly said of the new launch.


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The $1,980 foldable phone‘s problems prompted Samsung to hit the brakes on the original April 26 release, possibly until mid-June. When the outlet asked him about the US launch happening within a month, he said it “will not be too late.”

On Monday, the company emailed people who’d preordered the Fold to offer them the chance to cancel their orders before they ship, warning them that their orders would be canceled automatically if they don’t hear from customers and that the device won’t ship by May 31.

Samsung didn’t immediately respond to a request for further comment.

First published at 3:08 a.m. PT.
Updated at 3:35 a.m. PT: Adds more detail.



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